Family Room Reveal-Thrifty, Pretty & Functional


We bought this home 2 years ago & all along I had a vision for this room but..... with so much to get to & decorate I had to put this room on the back burner for a bit. So instead I re-used the furniture I had & made it work for the short term.

Slowly, I began adding in the pieces that I wanted & finally bought the sectional a few months ago. I don't think I am alone in saying that, sometimes we want so much for our home to look a certain way, the way we see in magazines but we forget that these
things take time. A room that is layered & filled with items and details that you LOVE evolves, over time. I had to tell myself this a few times:).

This family room makeover was done on a ridiculously SMALL budget.
I do believe that making your home pretty doesn't have to break the bank.

I shopped thrift stores, flea markets, outlet stores,I repainted, recovered, sewed, re-purposed, made and built things myself
to save some $.

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family room reveal thrifty pretty amp functional, home decor, living room ideas
family room reveal thrifty pretty amp functional, home decor, living room ideas
family room reveal thrifty pretty amp functional, home decor, living room ideas
family room reveal thrifty pretty amp functional, home decor, living room ideas
family room reveal thrifty pretty amp functional, home decor, living room ideas
family room reveal thrifty pretty amp functional, home decor, living room ideas
family room reveal thrifty pretty amp functional, home decor, living room ideas
family room reveal thrifty pretty amp functional, home decor, living room ideas
family room reveal thrifty pretty amp functional, home decor, living room ideas
family room reveal thrifty pretty amp functional, home decor, living room ideas
family room reveal thrifty pretty amp functional, home decor, living room ideas
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  • Bea2947312
    on Nov 10, 2015

    Hi! Your room is gorgeous. We are buying a sofa from Ikea right now, too, and we are wondering which of the white colors you chose? There are a couple different white- one is brighter than the other, in the pictures. Thanks for any info you can supply; we appreciate it! Brooke and jim

  • Des4887141
    on Mar 2, 2016

    where is the table from? absolutely love!!!!

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  • Vicki Wicker
    on Dec 23, 2017

    "Ditto"
  • Livvismom
    on Dec 28, 2017

    I love your color scheme, so casual, comfy and cozy!!! Three design must haves for me. I am getting ready to redo my formal living room into something less formal and a little more relaxing.
    Your room is beautiful!!! You should be very proud of yourself!!!
    Thanks for the share
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